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How to Send Text Messages from Your Computer

Whether you're on Android or iOS, here are app-based and web-based options for texting from the comfort of your computer.

Your Guide to Buying Refurbs

Refurbished electronics cut back on both excess environmental waste and excess spending -- here's what to look for when buying.

Ham Radio in the Age of the Internet

Ham radio has been around for decades, but fans say it's still a vibrant tool for experimenting with electronics, helping after disasters, and ...

How to Recover a Forgotten Password

If you've forgotten your Windows password, use these tips to reset it. The process is a bit different, depending on which version you have: XP, ...

The 5 Best Budget MP3 Players

The MP3 isn't dead – let's start with five solid, budget-friendly choices for bringing the portable media player back.

Who Still Uses Pagers?

Huge in the 1990s, pagers are still used by doctors, machine technicians and even birdwatchers who value their reliability and simplicity.

Why Do People Still Use Paper Checks?

Writing checks may seem old-fashioned, but consumers and businesses value them for their predictability, security and ease of use.

How To Never Forget a Password Again

Keeping your passwords updated has never been more complicated. Find out how you can always have a different password without having to memorize a ...

How to Make Use of Your Old Tablet

Have you purchased a new tablet and wondering what to do with the old one? Here are seven sharp ideas to give an old tablet new life.